July 29, 2010

Idol: Jessica Simpson?

As American Idol moves into the future without Simon Cowell, everyone is wondering how they will survive and who will fill those evil shoes. And right now it's looking like one of the new judges may be Jessica Simpson!

The singing and sometimes acting star is said to be in negotiations to join the cast of judges. "The network's dream scenario would be to make a splashy announcement at TCA on Monday morning. They'd be the talk of TCA, and the message to other networks would essentially be, 'Follow that!'"

American Idol's rating plunged in this last season thanks to Paula Abdul'sAnd with Cowell not returning many people are wondering how the show will maintain any audience at all. but maube Jessica Simpson will be the one to keep it hot!

Idol: Jessica Simpson? ew

Reality TV staple and singer Jessica Simpson has met with American Idol producers about joining the show's judging panel, a source close to the show tells EW, confirming a report on TMZ this afternoon. As was widely reported yesterday, former Idol executive producer Nigel Lythgoe is all but certain to return to the show for its tenth season, and he went on the record last spring saying he favored an entirely new slate of judges for Fox's ratings juggernaut. Translation? The network may be looking for more than a replacement for the departing Simon Cowell, who jumped ship at the end of Idol's ninth season in order to launch a U.S.-based version of his popular British series The X Factor.

Idol: Jessica Simpson

Posted at July 29, 2010 6:15 AM